What makes someone become prejudice?

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  • Created on: 11-06-14 23:12
Parental Influence
Brought up hearing parents' Racist comments etc. May imitate them, and grow into adults sharing same opinions/beliefs.
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Lack of Understanding
Misunderstanding of culture,background = easy to stereotype/reject them. Poor education->ignorance,hatred, fear of difference.
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The Media
Reinforce stereotypes. Eg. News all Muslims shown as 'Taliban'. Negative=Italian's film criminals. Positive='New Normal' shows Homosexuals as normal.
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Personal Experience
One bad experience= expect similar to act same. Eg.Elderly mugged by teen.
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Fear
Fear/uncertainty -> scapegoating. Blame group in society = seems to justify treating badly. Eg. Nazi's and Jews.
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Victim of Prejudice
Prejudice because have been victim of prejudice themselves.
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Misunderstanding of culture,background = easy to stereotype/reject them. Poor education->ignorance,hatred, fear of difference.

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Lack of Understanding

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Reinforce stereotypes. Eg. News all Muslims shown as 'Taliban'. Negative=Italian's film criminals. Positive='New Normal' shows Homosexuals as normal.

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One bad experience= expect similar to act same. Eg.Elderly mugged by teen.

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Card 5

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Fear/uncertainty -> scapegoating. Blame group in society = seems to justify treating badly. Eg. Nazi's and Jews.

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